Сimetrics CTO James Butler is recognized as ASHRAE fellow.
February 22, 2022
Congratulations to our CTO - James Butler - for becoming an ASHRAE Fellow! Fellow ASHRAE is a membership grade that recognizes members who have attained distinction and made substantial contributions in HVAC&R and the built environment such as education, research, engineering design and consultation, publications, presentations and mentoring.
James Butler has been an innovator in embedded networking technology for building automation. He was the founding manager of the BACnet Testing Laboratories (BTL) and is currently the convener of the information technology working group within the BACnet committee (ASHRAE SSPC135) which developed BACnet Secure Connect (BACnet/SC). Under his leadership Cimetrics developed the first commercial third-party BACnet protocol stack and BACnet routers.
On January 30, 2022 ASHRAE recognized the outstanding achievements and contributions of members to the Society and the built environment industry during its 2022 Winter Conference in Las Vegas.
“Congratulations to all of ASHRAE’s Honors and Awards recipients,” said 2021-22 ASHRAE President Mick Schwedler, P.E., Fellow ASHRAE, LEED AP. “Your service to the global built environment and our Society is appreciated.”